Eli Wallach

Actor · Producer
IVA Star Rating : 79
Eli Herschel Wallach was an American film, television and stage actor whose career spanned more than six decades, beginning in the late 1940s. Trained in stage acting, which he enjoyed doing most, he became "one of the greatest 'character actors' ever to appear on stage and screen", with over 90 film credits. He and his wife Anne Jackson often appeared... read more

Eli Herschel Wallach was an American film, television and stage actor whose career spanned more than six decades, beginning in the late 1940s. Trained in stage acting, which he enjoyed doing most, he became "one of the greatest 'character actors' ever to appear on stage and screen", with over 90 film credits. He and his wife Anne Jackson often appeared together on stage, and were one of the best-known acting couples in American theater. As a stage and screen character actor, Wallach had one of the longest-ever careers in show business, spanning 62 years from his Broadway debut to his last two major Hollywood studio movies.

Birth Name

Eli Herschel Wallach

Born

Tuesday, 07 December 1915

Died

Tuesday, 24 June 2014

Actor Filmography

Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age Self 2021
Truman & Tennessee: An Intimate Conversation Silva Vacarro 2021
Eggs Narrator 2021
The Oscars Self - Actor (In Memoriam) 2015
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History (voice) 2014
The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards Self (In Memoriam) 2014
Showing Up Himself / Self 2014
Love, Marilyn Self 2012
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards Self - Honorary Award Recipient 2011
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps Julie Steinhardt / Julius Steinhardt 2010
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age Self 2021
Truman & Tennessee: An Intimate Conversation Silva Vacarro 2021
Eggs Narrator 2021
The Oscars Self - Actor (In Memoriam) 2015
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History (voice) 2014
The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards Self (In Memoriam) 2014
Showing Up Himself / Self 2014
Love, Marilyn Self 2012
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards Self - Honorary Award Recipient 2011
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps Julie Steinhardt / Julius Steinhardt 2010
Ahead of Time: The Extraordinary Journey of Ruth Gruber Mordechai Rossman (voice) / Mordechai Rossman 2010
The Ghost Writer Old Man 2010
The National Parks: America's Best Idea Reader 2009
Tickling Leo Emil Pikler 2009
Nurse Jackie Bernard Zimberg 2009
In the Name of Democracy: America's Conscience, a Soldier's Sacrifice, Narrator 2009
New York, I Love You Abe (segment "Joshua Marston") 2008
How the West Was Lost Calvera / Guido / Tuco 2008
Constantine's Sword Piero Terracina 2008
Vote and Die: Liszt for President Joe Nightingale 2008
Mama's Boy Seymour Warburton 2007
The War Reader 2007
Sex, Censorship and the Silver Screen Quote Reader 2007
Brando Self 2007
The Holiday Arthur / Arthur Abbott 2006
The Hoax Noah Dietrich 2006
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip Eli Weinraub 2006
Denn sie kennen kein Erbarmen - Der Italowestern Self 2006
A Taste of Jupiter Arturo 2005
Steve McQueen: The Essence of Cool Himself - Interviewee / Self - Interviewee 2005
Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson Other Voices 2005
The Moon and the Son: An Imagined Conversation Father 2005
The Easter Egg Adventure Narrator (voice) / Narrator 2004
Stroker and Hoop Narrator 2004
Bud Greenspan's Reflections Himself 2004
King of the Corner Sol Spivak 2004
Mystic River Mr. Loonie - Liquor Store Owner 2003
Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip 2003
Rita Self 2003
Whoopi Norman 2003
Imagine Self 2003
Veritas: The Quest Rabbi 2003
Time Machine: When Cowboys Were King Himself / Narrator / Self 2003
Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There Self 2003
Cinerama Adventure Self 2002
Monday Night Mayhem Leonard Goldenson 2002
The Education of Max Bickford Jay Bickford, Jay Bickford, Max's Father 2001
The Job Mr. Weiss 2001
100 Centre Street Joe Franlangelo 2001
Uninvited Alan Strasser 2000
Keeping the Faith Rabbi Ben Lewis 2000
The Bookfair Murders Erich Schmidt 2000
New York: A Documentary Film (voice) 1999
Naked City: Justice with a Bullet Deluca 1998
James Dean: A Portrait Self 1998
E! Mysteries & Scandals Self 1998
The Trial of Adolf Eichmann David Ben-Gurion / Pinchas Freudiger / David Ben-Gurion (voices) 1997
20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years Self 1997
The Associate Donald Fallon 1996
The West Self, Chalkey M. Beeson, Gen. Oliver O. Howard, Self - Andrew Jackson, Self - Frank H. Mayer, Self - Walter Colton, Self - Wilfred Woodruff 1996
The 50th Annual Tony Awards Self - Presenter 1996
Honey Sweet Love... Don Siro 1996
Clark Gable: Tall, Dark and Handsome Self - Actor 1996
Two Much Sheldon 1995
Elia Kazan: A Director's Journey Narrator 1995
Ennio Morricone Self 1995
Yul Brynner: The Man Who Was King Self 1995
It's Alive: The True Story of Frankenstein Himself / Narrator 1994
ER Mr. Langston 1994
Baseball Various / Voice, Voice, Himself / Self / Voice, Self / Voice 1994
Inside the Actors Studio Self 1994
Bride of Violence 2 Frank Latella 1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself - Conan Letters Reader, Himself 1993
Tribeca Joe 1993
Lincoln William Crook (voice) / William Crook 1992
Night and the City Peck 1992
Teamster Boss: The Jackie Presser Story Bill Presser 1992
Mistress George Lieberhof / George Lieberhoff 1992
Legacy of Lies Moses Resnick 1992
Article 99 Sam Abrams 1992
The Godfather: Part III Don Altobello 1990
Law & Order Simon Vilanis 1990
The Two Jakes Cotton Weinberger 1990
The Godfather Family: A Look Inside Himself / Self / Don Altobello 1990
Bride of Violence Frank Latella 1990
American Experience (voice), George McKinstry, Self - Actor, Self, Voice-overs 1988
Nuts Dr. Herbert A. Morrison 1987
The Impossible Spy Yacov 1987
We the People 200: The Constitutional Gala Self - Performer 1987
Biography Self 1987
Hollywood Uncensored Himself / Self 1987
Something in Common Norman Voss 1986
Worlds Beyond Charles Burgess 1986
L.A. Law Judge Adam Biel 1986
Tough Guys Leon B. Little 1986
American Masters Self, Self - Actor 1986
Murder: By Reason of Insanity Dr. Huffman 1985
Our Family Honor Vincent Danzig 1985
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Yosef Kandinsky 1985
Christopher Columbus Father Hernando De Talavera / Padre Fernando De Talavera 1985
Screen Two Yacov 1985
Murder, She Wrote Salvatore Gambini 1984
Highway to Heaven Gene Malloy, Timothy Charles 1984
Sam's Son Sam Orowitz 1984
Anatomy of an Illness Dr. William Hitzig 1984
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self 1984
Reading Rainbow Himself (voice) 1983
The Executioner's Song Vern Damico 1982
American Playhouse Mr. Prince 1982
Skokie Bert Silverman 1981
The Pride of Jesse Hallam Sal Galucci 1981
The Salamander General Leporello 1981
The Hunter Ritchie Blumenthal 1980
CBS Schoolbreak Special Ira Abrams 1980
Winter Kills Joe Diamond 1979
Firepower Sal Hyman 1979
Tales of the Unexpected Gerry Williams 1979
The Pirate Ben Ezra 1978
Movie Movie Pop / Vince Marlowe (segment "Dynamite Hands") / Pop (Segment "Baxter's Beauties of 1933") / Vince Marlow 1978
Little Italy Don Gerolamo Giarra / Gerolamo Giarra 1978
Girlfriends Rabbi Gold 1978
Circle of Iron Man-in-Oil 1978
The Deep Adam Coffin 1977
The Domino Principle General Reser / Gen. Reser 1977
Nasty Habits Monsignor 1977
Seventh Avenue Gus Farber 1977
The Sentinel Detective Gatz 1977
Plot of Fear Peter Struwwel 1976
Independence Benjamin Franklin 1976
Live from Lincoln Center Self 1976
Working in the Theatre Self 1976
Eye of the Cat Cesare 1975
The Bobby Vinton Show Self 1975
The White, the Yellow, and the Black Sheriff Edward 'Black Jack' Gideon / Sheriff Edward Gideon / aka Black Jack 1975
Houston, We've Got a Problem Narrator, off-screen 1974
Crazy Joe Don Vittorio 1974
Cinderella Liberty Lynn Forshay 1973
Kojak Lee Curtin 1973
Stateline Motel Joe 1973
Orson Welles' Great Mysteries Fuzzy 1973
A Cold Night's Death Frank Enari 1973
Long Live ... Your Death! Max Lozoya / Maz Lozoya 1971
Romance of a Horsethief Kifke 1971
Great Performances Self 1971
The People Next Door Arthur Mason 1970
The Angel Levine Delicatessen Clerk 1970
Actor's Choice Self - Performer 1970
The Adventures of Gerard Napoleon Bonaparte 1970
Zig Zag Mario Gambretti 1970
The Reason Why Charles 1970
The Young Lawyers James Johnson Scott 1969
The David Frost Show Self 1969
You're Putting Me On Self 1969
Mackenna's Gold Ben Baker 1969
The Brain Frankie Scannapieco 1969
Ace High Cacopoulos 1968
A Lovely Way to Die Tennessee Fredericks 1968
The 22nd Annual Tony Awards Self - Presenter 1968
How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life Harry Hunter 1968
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Guest Performer 1967
The Tiger Makes Out Ben Harris 1967
The Joey Bishop Show Self 1967
CBS Playhouse Douglas Lambert 1967
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Tuco / Tuco Ramirez 1966
How to Steal a Million Davis Leland 1966
The Poppy Is Also a Flower 'Happy' Locarno 1966
Batman Mr. Freeze 1966
Genghis Khan The Shah Of Khwarezm / Shah of Khwarezm 1965
Lord Jim The General 1965
The Legend of Marilyn Monroe Actor 'The Misfits' 1965
ABC's Nightlife Self 1964
Kisses for My President Raphael Valdez Jr. 1964
The Moon-Spinners Stratos 1964
Act One Warren Stone 1963
The Victors Sgt. Joe Craig / Sgt. Craig 1963
The Match Game Self - Team Captain 1962
How the West Was Won Charlie Gant 1962
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself, Himself - Guest 1962
The Merv Griffin Show Himself 1962
Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man John 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Actor 1961
Password Self - Celebrity Contestant 1961
The Dick Powell Theatre Manny Jacobs 1961
The Misfits Guido 1961
Outlaws Sheriff Ned Danvers 1960
Here's Hollywood Self 1960
The Magnificent Seven Calvera 1960
Seven Thieves Poncho 1960
Play of the Week Johnny Horton 1959
Sunday Showcase Alfred Eisenstaedt 1959
The Gift of the Magi Narrator 1958
Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse Raymond Perez 1958
Naked City Georgie, Detective Peter Bane 1958
The Lineup Dancer 1958
Shirley Temple's Storybook Simon 1958
The Seven Lively Arts Ad Francis 1957
Goodyear Theatre Joseph Lanowski 1957
The DuPont Show of the Month Sancho Panza / Cervantes' Manservant 1957
The Jack Paar Tonight Show Himself 1957
Baby Doll Silva Vacarro 1956
Playhouse 90 Rafael, Poskrebyshev 1956
The Kaiser Aluminum Hour Cristof 1956
This Is Your Life Self 1955
The Magical World of Disney Stratos 1954
Climax! Albert Anastasia 1954
Omnibus (segment "Amicable Parting") 1952
Goodyear Playhouse 1951
Danger Joe 1950
The Arthur Murray Party Self - Actor, Self 1950
What's My Line? Himself - Mystery Guest 1950
Studio One Ozep, Peter Hendon 1948
Repertory Theatre Nacho 1948
The Ed Sullivan Show Himself - Audience Bow, Himself - Singer, Self 1948
Lights Out Giovanni 1946

Producer Filmography

2010 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated
2007 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
1987 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1968 Emmy Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Drama Nominated
1967 Emmy Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Drama Won
1957 Golden Globe Best Supporting Actor Nominated
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